Mark Desmond

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 Mark Desmond: The 41-year-old’s body was discovered in open parkland at Griffeen Valley Park, Lucan. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Gardaí believe they know who murdered drug dealer Mark Desmond and suspect the Kinahan crime gang is linked to the killing. Last week gardaí arrested(...)

Mark Desmond was shot dead in a Lucan park in 2016. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/ Collins

One man remains in Garda custody over the murder of Mark Desmond in Dublin last year. Desmond, a drug dealer and enforcer, was shot dead on December (...)

Mark Desmond was shot dead in a Lucan park in 2016. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/ Collins

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Mark Desmond in Dublin last year. Desmond, a drug dealer and enforcer, was shot dead on (...)

Garda forensics personnel search for evidence at the scene of the killing of Neil Reilly (above, inset) near The Glebe, Esker, Lucan, on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Drug dealer Neil Reilly, who was beaten and hacked with a machete before being fatally run over, was killed after his gun attack on a rival’s house ba(...)

Family and friends walk behind a hearse carrying the body of murdered drug dealer Mark Desmond

The gently soaring notes of Amazing Grace filled the huge Victorian interior of St Catherine of Alexandria Church on Dublin’s Meath Street as six bla(...)

Mark Desmond’s coffin is seen in a horse drawn hearse ahead of his funeral in Dublin today. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

The funeral has taken place in Dublin of the gangland figure Mark Desmond who was shot dead in Lucan on December 2nd. He was mourned by approximately(...)

05/12/2016A member of the Garda Technical Bureau pictured at a scene in Parlickstown, Mulhuddart last night where a shooting took place.Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times A member of the Garda Technical Bureau at the scene of the shooting. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating a shooting in west Dublin on Monday evening in which a man sustained serious injuries. The incident occurred in Parslickstown(...)

Gardaí and forensic investigators at the scene of a fatal shooting in Griffeen Valley Park, Dublin, over the weekend. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gardaí are investigating whether the murder of criminal Mark Desmond in Dublin on Friday night may be linked to the Hutch-Kinahan drug feud. The 41-(...)

 Mark Desmond at the time of his  conviction for possession of three shotguns and a rifle with intent to endanger life between October 1999 and February 2000. The verdict was later quashed by the Court of Criminal Appeal. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan

In early January 2000, a man out walking his dog along the Grand Canal at Karneystown Bridge in Co Kildare came across a man’s naked body floating in (...)

 The suspected getaway vehicle used in the murder of Mark Desmond pictured on a lane in Lucan, Dublin  on Saturday morning. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

Gardaí investigating the shooting of a well known criminal in west Dublin have found a firearm in a burnt out car. The body of Mark Desmond, who was(...)